The Glow Up Podcast
Summary: Stories of success, and actionable steps to help you glow up in your career, finances, personal life, and so much more. Host Lené Hypolite is on a journey to find out what it take by interviewing boss women and men who are successful in their own right. The Glow Up Podcast highlights the part that you won't see on social media. Guests will share the roadblocks, challenges and struggles that they went through to get where they are today. Hear how Rachel Hill retired at 27 and so much more.
A few weeks ago, I went to Summit21. I wanted to share my personal experience on the conference and how it reiterated the importance of connection and support with others in my industry. Check it out!
We’re talking to Angela about her journey to become a relationship coach and someone who helps other people to be conscious about dating and how she discovered this piece of herself. Angela also shares some of the most common issues that Black Women have when it comes to dating.
This week, we're taking it back to one of my favorite episodes, because it's so relevant today! If you're feeling unstuck, or like things aren't moving for you, at least one of these four reasons could be why. Take a listen and let me know what you think!
I wanted to share a story with you that most people don't know. My first business was a complete FLOP. I didn’t have the right systems, mindset and DEFINITELY no accountability. By starting my new business the right way, I was able to match my salary from my first launch. Since then, I've been able to: Grow my email list from 50 to almost 1,000 in 1 month, hit that 10k follower count on IG, and grow my podcast downloads to over 20k. I’m sharing how I made it happen in this episode.
In this episode, we're talking to my girl Jenny who moved from Ethiopia to go to school in the states. She quickly climbed the corporate ladder and was being prepped for a management position, when she decided to leave everything behind. My girl quit her job, moved back to Ethiopia, and started her own successful business. She talks about how NONE of this would be possible without her grind.
In this episode, we’re talking to Christina Duren, founder of Beautiful Brown girls, who talks about creating this community for Black women to fellowship, support each other, and grow together. At first, creating Beautiful Brown girls was a way for her to fellowship and find a community that she could connect with. Her first meetup was a brunch with a total of 15 ladies. Now, it's a global network of 23 chapters with 38,000 members!
If you’re interested in looking to start a business abroad, this episode is for you! I’m talking to Jenna Burton and Stacy Charles about how they left everything behind, moved to Amsterdam, and started their business - Wild Fruit Agency. Wild Fruit Agency is a creative communications agency putting a fresh spin on inclusive, culturally-relevant messaging for a new global generation. We also had a fun conversation around whether you should quit your job and start a business. Check it ou
Ok I’m warning you now, this episode is basically all about Beyonce. This episode is all about stanning for Beyoncé’s Coachella performance. I hosted a watch party last weekend with some of my girls, and we were BLOWN away by her performance. Beyoncé exudes so many levels of excellence. After the performance, we had a chat about how lit this performance was. I realized in our conversation that there were at least 10 things we can learn from Beyoncé’s homecoming show.
Whew! I got so much amazing feedback about The Glow Up Summit! What a lot of people don’t know is that I was completely unproductive after the launch. I was wiped out! Launching is exhausting, and when you’re not fully prepared for all of the marketing that needs to be done, it’s even worse. Lesson learned. In this episode, I’m sharing how automation and systems are important, as well as some other lessons I’ve learned in entrepreneurship.
In this episode, we’re talking to Paige Brown, the author of Conqueror, a guide dedicated to helping black women to navigate the corporate world. She's also a PhD student in Engineering Education. So impressive! I love Paige’s story because she uses the experiences she had in life to provide a resource to provide to black women as a way to help them overcome some of the challenges they faced.
Today we’re talking to best-selling author, motivational speaker Gayneté Jones, a Bermudian who is also charting her own path. This episode is extra special to me because I get to share more stories of another successful Bermudian Woman! It's really amazing to put my country on the map in ways that haven't been done before.
I’ve spent the last 3 months investing in myself. It took a minute to get comfortable with the time, energy and money that required, but now that I look back, I’m setting the foundation for growth in my career and in my business. In this episode, I’m sharing why it’s so important to invest in yourself, how to know what you need to invest in, and what I’ve invested in so far this year.
In this episode, we’re talking to Gernae Alexander. Someone who went from being unemployed and sleeping on a friend’s couch - to making money by using her voice. She helps people to monetize their brand by using speaking. I’m so excited because Gernae is actually going to be telling you how to do that at The Glow Up Summit, taking place from April 5th - 7th. I think you’re going to love this story because it’s so heartwarming and relatable. Let me know what you think!
In this episode, we talk to CeCe Olisa, a lifestyle blogger, and founder of CurvyCon. CeCe and I talk about her experience growing up as a plus girl, and why she started her blog in the first place. She talks about how the blog has helped her to stop comparing herself to others, and slay in her own lane.
In this episode, we’re answering a listener question on how to stay consistent without getting overwhelmed. This is a great question because we talk a lot about moving forward and getting things done, so now we can address how important it is to be BALANCED.